Upcoming Events


Salt Fire Workshop

Sept. 29, 2017, 1 p.m. - Oct. 1, 2017, 4 p.m.

Join us for a salt firing in the catenary chamber of our Aninoborigama kiln. Bring 40-50 bisque fired pots and expect to take a shift or two stoking the kiln.  Your pots MUST be made from a cone 10 clay body. Workshop includes lodging at the Art Ventures Retreat Center. Bring your own food for the weekend. The studio has a kitchen. Contact Jennifer@bethelhorizons.org for detailed information. Workshop is limited to 6 people.

Kiln loading day: September 29, 2017
Kiln firing: September 30-Octo...


Learn to Gas Reduction Fire

Oct. 21, 2017, 1 p.m. - Oct. 22, 2017, 4 p.m.

This two-day workshop will teach you how to correctly load and fire Adamah's Bailey gas kiln. Saturday we will glaze our work and load the kiln. Sunday we will fire the kiln. (12 hour firing) The group will need to return to Adamah a few days later to unload our pots, clean the kiln and discuss our firing results. Bring 15-20 bisque fired pieces. Pieces MUST be made from a cone 10 clay body. 5 glazes will be provided. Workshop includes lodging at the Art Ventures Retreat Center.  Bring a note...


Nature of Clay

Nov. 11, 2017, 9 a.m. - Nov. 12, 2017, 4 p.m.

Join Jacki Whisenant for a weekend workshop of decorating clay surfaces with inspiration from the natural world. Drawing on the incredible variety of imagery that nature provides, Jacki invites you to discover new surface decoration and additive approaches for both functional and sculptural ceramics. She will cover sgraffito carving, wax resist, bas relief, naturalistic sculpture, slip combing, stenciling and pressed textures.

Facilitator: Jack Whisenant, Science illustrator, ceramicist, and...


Winter Get Away! Pottery Retreat

Dec. 3, 2017, 5 p.m. - Dec. 8, 2017, noon

Spend a quiet week at Adamah's beautiful open-air studio. Saturate yourself in your own work, meet other potters, treat yourself to good food, afternoon naps, winter nature hikes, Governor Dodge State Park and the local art scene. Your time is your own! Adamah Studio will supply you with 2 bags of stoneware clay, a wheel, hand-building tools, all meals and lodging at the Art Ventures Retreat Center.

Facilitator: Jennifer Mally, Director Adamah Art Studios
Level: All Levels, 18+
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